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Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) in Burnaby Market Crossing


Get fast, effective relief from pain, soreness and tension with massage therapy treatment. Our registered massage therapists in Burnaby can help!

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RMT in Burnaby Market Crossing


RMT performing massage with pressure at patient’s upper back

Registered massage therapy (RMT) utilizes manual manipulation of soft tissues to promote relaxation, alleviate pain, improve circulation and enhance your overall sense of well-being. You can get effective RMT treatment at Legacies Health Centre in our Burnaby Market Crossing location. An in-house registered massage therapist will provide fast, effective relief from pain, soreness and tension. 

Contact us today to book a massage therapy session with an experienced RMT in Burnaby Market Crossing.

Types Of Massage Therapy


Our registered massage therapists in Burnaby can use several methods that help treat a wide range of individuals and injuries.

  • Deep tissue massage. Deep tissue massage helps to alleviate tightness and knots in muscles through intense, focused pressure, facilitating improved blood circulation and enhancing overall flexibility and mobility.

  • Sports massage. By targeting areas of the body prone to stress and overuse during sports activities, sports massage helps to reduce muscle soreness, improve flexibility and increase range of motion.

  • Relaxation massage. Relaxation massage helps relieve muscle tension through calming techniques and rhythmic motions, releasing built-up stress and promoting physical and mental relaxation.

  • Prenatal massage. Providing relief from common pregnancy discomforts such as back pain, swelling and fatigue, this type of massage involves gentle techniques and positioning that prioritize the comfort and safety of both the mother and the unborn baby.

  • Postnatal massage. New mothers benefit from reduced muscle soreness, improved circulation, enhanced relaxation and the restoration of the body’s natural balance.

How Massage Therapy Can Help


Massage therapy sessions with a registered massage therapist at Legacies Health Centre in Burnaby offers many benefits, depending on your needs.

  • Relieve pain caused by a specific condition, injury or muscle stiffness
  • Reduce joint pain and tenderness
  • Increase flexibility, mobility, function and range of motion
  • Promote relaxation 
  • Decrease muscle tension and muscle spasm
  • Improve muscle strength, endurance and tone
  • Reduce insomnia and improve sleep
  • Increase blood circulation and promote healing
  • Rehabilitate sports injuries
  • Reduce stress, anxiety and depression
  • Manage symptoms of lymphedema 
  • Reduce disability 
  • Enhance your quality of life and promote overall wellness

Conditions Treated by Massage Therapy


If you’re suffering from any of the conditions below or anything similar, talk with us. We’ll recommend the next steps for treatment and relief.

  • Back, neck and shoulder pain
  • Whiplash
  • Discomfort from a car accident
  • Recovery from sports- and activities-related injuries
  • Stress-related tension
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Pregnancy discomfort
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Headaches
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Cancer-related stress, pain and fatigue
  • Sleep disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Mental health conditions

What to Expect from Registered Massage Therapy Treatment at Legacies Health Centre in Burnaby


Legacies Health Centre provides fast, effective massage therapy for patients in Burnaby. Here’s what to expect when you book an appointment with an RMT at our Market Crossing location.

Interview

Your registered massage therapist will provide a comprehensive intake interview to learn about your medical history and fully understand your specific needs.

Assessment

Based on your interview, your RMT will make an educated, clinical assessment of the causes of your pain and discomfort.

Treatment Plan

Following assessment and massage, your RMT will discuss a treatment plan, timeline and the expected results. Your treatment plan may also include details for returning to hobbies and physical activities.

ICBC, WSBC and Extended Health Care Claims for RMT Treatment


With an open ICBC claim, individuals injured in a car accident have access to pre-approved 12 sessions with a registered massage therapist to support their recovery. We bill ICBC directly, so you never have to pay out-of-pocket. Our roadmap to claiming ICBC accident benefits can help you navigate the process.

If you’ve experienced a work injury, we provide a comprehensive assessment for diagnosis and rehabilitation. Your assessment fee is fully covered if your WSBS claim is approved, as is the cost of RMT treatments within WSBS time parameters.

We also offer direct billing for massage therapy treatment to most extended healthcare providers

To learn more about the steps you need to take after being involved in a car accident, read our blogs: 

In a Car Accident? What now?
ICBC Services: Massage Therapy – The relief you need after a car accident

Why Choose RMT Services at Legacies Health Centre in Burnaby?


We know the Burnaby area has many massage therapy providers. Here are some ways Legacies Health Centre stands out above the rest:

We’re trusted and reputable

Legacies Health Centre is the official massage therapy clinic for the B.C. Lions CFL team, and we’re also proud partners of the Vancouver Canucks hockey squad. These trusted partnerships are a testament to our high-quality work and professionalism.

We’re state-of-the-art

We give our experienced RMTs the latest in cutting-edge equipment and technology in a modern facility.

We’re a one-stop healthcare centre

Besides massage therapy, Legacies Health Centre in Burnaby offers other premium services, such as physiotherapy and chiropractic care, so you can book all your necessary appointments under one roof.

We’re accessible

We make your recovery journey as stress-free as possible with online booking, free parking and four convenient locations in the Lower Mainland.

Your Burnaby Market Crossing Registered Massage Therapists (RMT)


Jean-Louis Taing | RMT


Meet Jean-Louis

Jean-Louis (Jlo) is a graduate of the RMT program and Kinesiology program at Langara College. His schooling along with his experience as a life long athlete has helped him gain insight on how he’s able to assist others in maintaining health and managing injuries. His approach combines various massage/manual therapy techniques and personalized exercises to provide patient centered care.

Book online with Jean-Louis at Legacies Burnaby Market Crossing

Ian Durana | RMT


Meet Ian

Ian is a graduate from the class of 2021 Registered Massage Therapy program with previous experience primarily in the rehabilitation side of healthcare. He has also explored opportunities in sporting events such as the Vancouver Tennis Open, World Rugby 7’s series, and is currently a part of the Abbotsford Canucks treatment team through Legacies Health Centre.

Although each treatment is personalized, Ian incorporates various modalities such as trigger point therapy, myofascial release, joint mobilizations, deep tissue, Swedish massage, and hydrotherapy; all the while centering the sessions on bringing awareness to the areas of the body that need it most. Being a part of the healthcare field previously, Ian understands that research is constantly changing and strives to be open-minded and up-to-date with any information that would benefit his practice.

Ian believes that educating his patients on how to be more cognizant of their bodies and habits is one of the most beneficial aspects to achieving better results. Whether it be soreness from sitting in front of a computer for too long, working out too hard, or just being stressed and needing to relax; Ian is committed to helping you get as much from each session as possible.

Book online with Ian at Legacies Burnaby Market Crossing

Solomon Seow | RMT


Meet Solomon

Solomon is a graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. With an educational background in SFU’s Kinesiology program, Solomon is working toward his TRU Bachelor Degree in Health Science.

After experiencing his own injury and treatment at young age, he has developed a lifelong passion for improving the lives of others through education and rehabilitative care. He has a wide range of clinical experience ranging from spinal cord rehabilitation at GF Strong, to quality-of-life treatments for cancer patients at the Friends For Life Society.

Book online with Solomon at Legacies Burnaby Market Crossing

Matthew Lau | RMT


Meet Matthew

Matthew is a graduate of Vancouver Career College in Burnaby. 

He has experience in treating orthopedic conditions and sports injuries. Matthew grew up playing soccer, basketball, and baseball.

His personal experience with sports injuries helps him to better understand the biomechanics of injuries, challenges and symptoms his patients 

Book online with Mathew at Legacies Burnaby Market Crossing

Stanley Wong | RMT


Meet Stanley

Stanley recently graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. He utilizes different techniques to individualize his patient’s needs, such as NMT, MFR, trigger point release, Swedish massage, active release, joint mobilizations and PNF stretching. He speaks English & Cantonese.

He suffered from a shoulder injury doing CrossFit in the past and found relief from massage therapy. He is a curious and lifelong learner and likes to experiment with new exercises and self-massage techniques to rehabilitate his own injuries.

He believes that prevention, active rehab, and progressive lifestyle changes are an important part of the treatment. 

Book online with Stanley at Legacies Burnaby Market Crossing

Colin Eng | RMT


Meet Colin

Colin has completed his electrical apprenticeship at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and is also a graduate of Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (VCMT) in December 2017.

Colin decided to enroll in massage therapy as a start to pursue his passion with the human body and assist people with acute, chronic, and everyday concerns efficiently and effectively in a safe and comfortable environment.

Colin’s education at VCMT has provided him with the skills and knowledge to assess and treat many conditions.

He is trained with techniques that include Swedish massage, myofascial release, trigger point release, active/dynamic and passive release, point pressure release, joint mobilizations, and instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM).

Many of these techniques are personally tailored by using controlled gradual pressure to specific and precise areas of intention.

Book online with Colin at Legacies Burnaby Market Crossing

Hnin Oo | RMT


Meet Hnin

Being an RMT allows Hnin to have meaningful one-on-one sessions with clients, providing unwavering support as they embark on their wellness journey. As an active listener and a guide, she considers herself a dedicated partner in their healthcare, striving for visible results through consistent effort.

Hnin completed the Registered Massage Therapy Program at Vancouver Career College in March 2020, gaining a solid foundation in the field. During her training, she had the privilege of working with diverse communities, including BC Women’s Hospital, BC CrossFit Games, Positive Living BC, and City Centre Care Society. She also had valuable opportunities to work at prestigious sports events like World Rugby Sevens and the Odlum Brown Tennis Tournament. 

These experiences further fueled her passion for different modalities such as deep tissue therapy, neuromuscular techniques, and Dr.Vodder’s techniques of Manual Lymphatic Drainage. 

She works with patients who were involved in a car accident, prenatal care, chronic pain, and sports injuries.

Book online with Hnin at Legacies Burnaby Market Crossing

Justin Siglos | RMT


Meet Justin

Justin graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. He has been practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist since 2018. He has an interest in sports-related injuries and orthopedic rehabilitation. Having experienced limiting injuries from playing a variety of sports, he understands the challenges of returning the body back to optimal function and how effective rehab can be.

His passion for sports has led him to work with professional sports teams such as, the BC Lions, Abbotsford Canucks, and Rugby Sevens.

Book online with Justin at Legacies Burnaby Market Crossing

Ralph Garcia | RMT


Meet Ralph

Ralph is a new graduate from the Vancouver Career College RMT program. He has worked with clients of all ages from his experience at the student clinic at school, outreaches and as a body worker at Legacies the past few months.Ralph enjoys playing various sports including basketball and soccer from a young age to more recently picking up flag football and golf. Having played many sports, Ralph has dealt with a multitude of injuries himself and through the RMT program has learned the importance of maintenance and recovery in order to prevent injuries and avoid injuries from piling up to get back to doing things that he loves.With that being said, Ralph wants to help people get back to doing what they love as well, whether that is related to sports or activities in their daily lives.

“Steven” Shih Choong Yap | RMT


Meet Steven

Steven, a 2018 graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy, holds a Bachelor of Science from Simon Fraser University’s School of Computing Science. After over a decade-long career in Information Technology, Steven’s renewed interest in health and fitness led him to pursue a path as a healthcare professional. Steven provides personalized therapy to patients ranging from private individuals (utilizing extended health benefits or private payment) to those under ICBC claims. He focuses on identifying and resolving areas of weakness and restriction to facilitate a return to health. Outside of work, Steven enjoys hiking, weightlifting, occasional bouldering, and video games. He’s also an enthusiastic reader of science fiction and mystery novels.

“Daisy” Yue Hua Ding | RMT


Meet Daisy

Bio coming soon!

Ruth Lai | RMT


Meet Ruth

Ruth is a 2022 graduate from the Registered Massage Therapist program at Langara College.After seeing the life-changing impact that massage therapy had on her and those around her, Ruth realized this was the career for her. With a BA in Sociology, she understands the crucial role that a non-judgmental approach to health and wellness plays in our daily social lives and provides a compassionate, listening ear to her patients. Ruth speaks English and Cantonese. Outside of work, you can find her travelling, going on adventures with her family and cats, camping and fishing.

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ


If you have any other questions about our massage therapy treatment in Burnaby Market Crossing, Give us a call!

Do I need a referral to book a Registered Massage Therapy appointment?

No, a referral is not required to book a massage therapy appointment.

I am not sure if Registered Massage Therapy is right for me. How will I know?

Talk to us! We’re here to help, and we’ll answer any questions you have about your unique injury or condition, or our services. Call or email us (604-591-5569, marketcrossing@legacieshealthcentre.ca). If you already have an appointment booked, your RMT will be able to assess if the massage therapy treatment is adequate for your condition and/or injury during your appointment.

Is Massage Therapy covered by my extended health plan?

Clients should refer to their specific Extended Medical Plan coverage for details on services and coverage available. If you do not have coverage, or have run out of benefits, learn more about Intern Massage Therapy at https://legacieshealthcentre.ca/services/intern-massage/.

How can I book a Registered Massage Therapy?

At Legacies Health Centre, appointments may be booked by phone (604-591-5569), online or in-person. Visit our contact page to call the most convenient location for you. You may also call our main number 604-591-5569 and choose the most convenient location from the directory.

Is my appointment directly billed to my Extended Health Plans?

If you have coverage, Legacies Health Centre directly bills most Extended Health Plans Take a look at our list of direct billing insurers (https://legacieshealthcentre.ca/insurance/)to see if we direct bill to yours, or call us at 604-591-5569 to confirm. If your plan is not on our list of direct billing providers, Legacies provides a medical receipt to be used on request for reimbursement.

How many massage therapy sessions can I access with my ICBC claim?

If you have been involved in a car accident, contact us. We will guide you through the steps, together. If you have an active ICBC claim (within 12 weeks of the accident), you have 12 pre-approved RMT sessions. ICBC partly covers the 45-minute (or longer) registered massage therapy sessions. An additional user fee applies. Direct billing is available for the ICBC portion, but not available for additional user fee that applies in RMT subsequent sessions of 45-min or longer. Please ask for your ICBC welcome package at the front desk. We provide you with a lot of information to support you throughout your recovery journey.

Insurance Claims & Information


Get Back to Health after an Accident or Workplace Injury.

Extended Health Coverage

Legacies Health Centre offers direct billing to most Extended Health plans to the majority of our services. Some services (like Clinical Counselling), do not offer direct billing. In such instances, Legacies provides a medical receipt to be used on request for reimbursement. See an updated list of providers by clicking the ‘Learn More’ button below.

ICBC Insurance Claims

Legacies Practitioners, including Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Kinesiologists, all have extensive experience in administering ICBC treatments. We are here to help! Click the ‘learn more’ button for additional details.

WorkSafeBC Claims

Workplace injuries are usually due to trauma or overuse. If you have been injured as a result of a workplace activity, our team of experts at Legacies can perform a comprehensive assessment and develop a treatment plan to reduce your symptoms and rehabilitate your injury.

If your claim is approved by WSBC, your initial assessment is 100% covered with a WorkSafeBC Claim number. Once your claim has been accepted by WorkSafeBC, the full treatment cost of your appointments will be funded (within the approved time parameters). When you are ready, your physiotherapist will work with you, your employer, physician, and WorkSafeBC Case Manager to develop a safe and appropriate return to work plan. If your claim has been denied or is disallowed, the expenses will need to be covered by the Patient

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